6. Data and Information Architecture

Data is a corporate asset but to get the most value out of data, it needs to be stored, managed, and accessible. Data and information architecture are critical to access your data. Without it, you don’t know what data means or you create data that is hidden and isn’t leveraged for insight.

The process of organizing data, defining the processes to collect, and store and use data are the responsibility of data architects. The governance and strategy of information processes and how they create value, protecting this value as a whole including compliance and strategic impact is referred to as information architecture.

To be usable, business (or logical versus physical) views of the data must be defined and built ...

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